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Deep Thinkers Needed: English Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

Deep Thinkers Needed: English Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

Writer, translator, and editor, Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue joined JCU’s faculty in 2017. She teaches English Composition and Creative Writing.

A Good Year: Alumna Marjorie Marino

A Good Year: Alumna Marjorie Marino

Marjorie Marino graduated from JCU in 2010, with a major in Humanistic Studies and a concentration in the Ancient World.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

At Home in the World: Alumna Kem Turner

At Home in the World: Alumna Kem Turner

Alumna Kem Turner graduated from JCU in 2005 with a B.A. in International Affairs. She currently works as Portfolio Management Consultant at FAO in Rome.

The Business of Art: Alumna Liana Jackson

The Business of Art: Alumna Liana Jackson

Born in Maryland, but raised in Monterey, California, Liana Jackson graduated from JCU in 2019 with a major in Business Administration.

From Rio de Janeiro to Rome: Student Isabela Nepomuceno de Oliveira

From Rio de Janeiro to Rome: Student Isabela Nepomuceno de Oliveira

Isabela Oliveira is a double major in Economics and Finance and Marketing. She is vice president of STAND, and works as an Orientation Team Leader. 

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Championing Human Rights: Meet Professor Lyal S. Sunga

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Dr. Lyal S. Sunga teaches ‘Human Rights,’ ‘International Criminal Law’ and ‘Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism’ at JCU.

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

Laura Weinstein was among the first group of students to obtain their Master of Arts in Art History from John Cabot University in Spring 2019.

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Born and raised in Rome, Virginia Corradini is a senior Marketing major. She has been working as Marketing Brand Manager with the local brand GRABees.

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Megan Heinzinger studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2014 while attending Marquette University. She recently graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has recently been featured in The Mail & Guardian’s annual 200 Young South Africans list, which aims at showcasing young leaders, and celebrating their work.

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

Big Data in Politics: Alumnus Eduardo Albrecht

After graduating in International Affairs and History from JCU in 1999, Eduardo Albrecht earned his M.A. in Anthropology of Development and Ph.D. in Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London. Eduardo currently teaches in New York City. In recent years Eduardo has been involved in JCU through his affiliation to the Guarini Institute.

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

JCU student and artist Anna Maria Gehnyei, also known as Karima 2G, was invited to a panel discussion on human rights and women’s rights called “Diritti Umani e Diritti delle Donne, incontro con Ndileka Mandela” on July 5, 2019. The guest speaker was Ndileka Mandela, granddaughter of the anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Communications and Media Studies invited director Alessio Cremonini to discuss his film "Sulla mia pelle, which was screened at John Cabot University on June 24, 2019.

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

Women and the Economy: Professor Simona Costagli

A senior researcher at a major Italian bank, Dr. Costagli began teaching economics as an adjunct at JCU in 2008. The Class of 2019 voted Dr. Costagli “Professor of the Year.”